Lacrosse Training Bible: The Complete Guide for Men and Women

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The Lacrosse Training Bible

The Essential Guidebook for Players, Coaches, and Enthusiasts

The Lacrosse Training Bible brings everything you wanted to know about playing, training for, and teaching lacrosse into one easy-to-use manual.

Written by coach and fitness trainer Vincent Perez-Mazzola, with contributions from professional lacrosse player Matt Brown and University of Denver Men’s Head Coach Jamie Munro,...

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Overview

The Lacrosse Training Bible

The Essential Guidebook for Players, Coaches, and Enthusiasts

The Lacrosse Training Bible brings everything you wanted to know about playing, training for, and teaching lacrosse into one easy-to-use manual.

Written by coach and fitness trainer Vincent Perez-Mazzola, with contributions from professional lacrosse player Matt Brown and University of Denver Men’s Head Coach Jamie Munro, this book will give you the cutting-edge training you need. It’s the essential guide to stepping up your game, with detailed chapters on:

·All aspects of athletic training, from warm-ups and flexibility to strength training

·Unique skills and drills section highlighting catching, throwing, dodging your man, ground balls, passing, ripping rope, and stick tricks

·Nutrition information designed to keep you energized, hydrated, and in the game

·Tough training to challenge men, women, youth, high school, college, and pro ballers alike

·A complete look at the beginnings of lacrosse and how it became what it is today

With a comprehensive look at this history-rich, dynamic, and growing sport, The Lacrosse Training Bible will help you advance to the next level, whether you’ve played for years or just picked up a stick.

Vincent Perez-Mazzola is a youth and high school lacrosse coach and a fitness trainer for professional athletes in lacrosse, hockey, boxing, and martial arts. He lives in Fountain Hills, Arizona.

Matt Brown is a professional lacrosse player for the National Lacrosse League team the Arizona Sting and the Major League Lacrosse team the Denver Outlaws.

Jamie Munro is the Head coach for Men’s Lacrosse at the University of Denver, the founder of Run and Shoot Lacrosse, and a former professional player for the Boston Blazers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578262496
  • Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
  • Publication date: 6/26/2007
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 809,577
  • Product dimensions: 8.55 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Vincent Perez-Mazzola is a youth and high school lacrosse coach and a fitness trainer for professional athletes in lacrosse, hockey, boxing, and martial arts. He lives in Fountain Hills, Arizona.

Matt Brown is a professional lacrosse player for the National Lacrosse League team the Arizona Sting and the Major League Lacrosse team the Denver Outlaws.

Jamie Munro is the Head coach for Men’s Lacrosse at the University of Denver, the founder of Run and Shoot Lacrosse, and a former professional player for the Boston Blazers.

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Table of Contents...

Foreword by Jamie Munro
Introduction: How to Use This Book

Part I: History of the Game
Chapter 1: Native American Origins and Evolution of the Modern Game
Chapter 2: Lacrosse Today: From Pros to Youth Leagues
Chapter 3: the Game of Lacrosse and Where to Learn It

Part II: Good Nutrition, the Right Equipment, and Proper Conditioning
Chapter 4: Fuel
Chapter 5: The Right Equipment
Chapter 6: warming Up: Ten Core Warm-Up Exercises
Chapter 7: Finishing the Warm-Up: How-to-Run Exercises
Chapter 8: Agility Training
Chapter 9: Preparations for Proper Strength Training
Chapter 10: Forty of the Best Strength-Training Exercises
Chapter 11: Preseason Strength Program (4-6 weeks)
Chapter 12: Preseason Explosive Program
Chapter 13: Preseason balance (4 weeks)
Chapter 14: In-Season Maintenance
Chapter 15: Postseason recovery (4 weeks)
Chapter 16: Pre-, Post- and In-Season Conditioning
Chapter 17: Flexibility Training

Part III: the Basic Skills of Lacrosse
Chapter 18: Cradling: Three Techniques to Master
Chapter 19: Fielding Ground Balls
Chapter 20: catching
Chapter 21: throwing
Chapter 22: Passing
Chapter 23: Dodging
Chapter 24: Shooting

Part IV: Defense
Chapter 25: Defensive Skills
Chapter 26: Sticks Tricks, Fakes, and Other Cool Stuff

Conclusion: In His Own Words, by Matt Brown
Appendix A: Basic Lacrosse Skills Test
Appendix B: Legends of the Game and Stars
Appendix C: Glossary
Appendix D: References
About the Authors
Index

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Jamie Munro
Introduction: How to Use This Book

Part I: History of the Game
Chapter 1: Native American Origins and Evolution of the Modern Game
Chapter 2: Lacrosse Today: From Pros to Youth Leagues
Chapter 3: the Game of Lacrosse and Where to Learn It

Part II: Good Nutrition, the Right Equipment, and Proper Conditioning
Chapter 4: Fuel
Chapter 5: The Right Equipment
Chapter 6: warming Up: Ten Core Warm-Up Exercises
Chapter 7: Finishing the Warm-Up: How-to-Run Exercises
Chapter 8: Agility Training
Chapter 9: Preparations for Proper Strength Training
Chapter 10: Forty of the Best Strength-Training Exercises
Chapter 11: Preseason Strength Program (4-6 weeks)
Chapter 12: Preseason Explosive Program
Chapter 13: Preseason balance (4 weeks)
Chapter 14: In-Season Maintenance
Chapter 15: Postseason recovery (4 weeks)
Chapter 16: Pre-, Post- and In-Season Conditioning
Chapter 17: Flexibility Training

Part III: the Basic Skills of Lacrosse
Chapter 18: Cradling: Three Techniques to Master
Chapter 19: Fielding Ground Balls
Chapter 20: catching
Chapter 21: throwing
Chapter 22: Passing
Chapter 23: Dodging
Chapter 24: Shooting

Part IV: Defense
Chapter 25: Defensive Skills
Chapter 26: Sticks Tricks, Fakes, and Other Cool Stuff

Conclusion: In His Own Words, by Matt Brown
Appendix A: Basic Lacrosse Skills Test
Appendix B: Legends of the Game and Stars
Appendix C: Glossary
Appendix D: References
About the Authors
Index

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